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From Wednesday 14 September 2022

LIVE: ArcTanGent Festival 2022 – Saturday

For obvious reasons, it’s been three years since the last ArcTanGent festival. For 156 long weeks, fans of math-rock, post-rock, post-metal, ambient and noise fans, plus weird alternative music nerds of all other persuasions, have been without their mud-swamped mecca. Well: ATG is back, and it brings with it

Arctangent Festival 2022 – Saturday

Monday 30 September 2019

Opeth – ‘In Cauda Venenum’

Delicate isn’t often a word you get to use when talking about metal or prog – but, then again, Opeth have never been ones to stick to the norm. After thirty years and many, many lineup changes, the Swedish legends continue on relatively strong form, compared to

Tuesday 16 July 2019

LIVE: Download Festival 2019 – Friday

There may be plenty of alternative music festivals all across the globe these days, but Download Festival will forever hold a special place in the hearts of metalheads everywhere – and its reputation as one of the biggest and best events for rock and metal has been well earned

Wednesday 24 October 2018

First acts for Download 2019 released

Download Festival have announced that Tool, Def Leppard and Slipknot will be headlining the festival next year, making it Tool’s first return to the festival since topping the bill in 2006. Def Leppard will be playing their album ‘Hysteria’ in full at the festival, which will be their only

Monday 14 August 2017

Enslaved premiere video for new track ‘Storm Son’

True avant-garde Norwegians Enslaved have premiered a music video for their new track ‘Storm Son’ which is taken from their forthcoming album ‘E’. The music video was designed by Josh Graham, who has previously worked with Soundgarden and Neurosis among others, and has delivered a truly spectacular piece of

Tuesday 08 August 2017

Enslaved announce new album, ‘E’

Norwegian extreme metallers Enslaved have confirmed the release of their upcoming fourteenth album, ‘E’. It will be released on the 13th October via Nuclear Blast Records. It follows their 2015 thirteenth album ‘In Time’. The band will also be playing the following UK/Ireland shows this November, most of which will be

Thursday 13 July 2017

Download Festival 2017 – Sunday

Day 3 of arguably the biggest and best heavy metal festival in the UK, showcasing some of the worlds best music. Sunday at Download is brought to you by Clutch, Basement, Opeth, Slayer and the final ever UK show from the Dillinger Escape Plan.

Thursday 06 July 2017

Enslaved finish recording 14th studio album and announce UK tour with Opeth

Norwegian progressive black avantgardists Enslaved have completed the recording process of their 14th full-length masterpiece. It was recorded in the renowned Fascination Street Studios and mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren just like its predecessor ‘In Times’ which stormed European magazine rankings. The metal veterans from Bergen still never look back and keep on expanding their horizons

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Opeth and Enslaved announce UK and Ireland tour

Opeth and Enslaved have announced they will tour the UK and Ireland together later this year. The shows will commence on November 15 in Manchester, wrapping up in Birmingham on the 22. Opeth released their stunning twelfth LP, ‘Sorceress’, last year to critical acclaim. Tickets go on sale June 16, and